Tag: William Lustig

Deep Down, We’re All Crazy: William Lustig’s “Maniac”

To refer to “Maniac” (1980) as a creation of director William Lustig seems only partially accurate. Sure, Lustig developed the idea of a serial killer named Frank Zito who prowls the streets of New York, scalping his unfortunate female victims, but it was veteran character actor Joe Spinell who elevated “Maniac” from just another gross-out […]